Collection of Build Threads


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Not many 4th gen 4Runners on here. I don't have a build thread but I'll join in with a list of what i can remember off hand.

3" Lift W/ Bilstein 5100 Front Coilovers and superflex coils
Air Ride Air Bags

Sliders and Bumpers by Safari Gard

Engine/Drive-train: 4.7L V8
K&N cold air intake
Magnaflow cat back
Tires: 255/75R17 Dura-Trac
Wheels: American Racing Mojave
matching spare wheel and tire
Power Stop Drilled and slotted rotors with Z36 carbon ceramic pads

Asus 8" Zen pad in RAM mount dash mount running Back Country Navigatior
Bluetooth OBDII Scan Tool linked to tablet
CB/PA Radio (Cobra) Firestik 4' antenna
HT Baofeng Ham

LED light strips in back
Full interior LED replacement
Xprite 96 Watt 9-inch LED Spotlight X 3

WeatherTec floor mats
MOLLE Velcro panel dog barrier/organizer
3M Hood wrap
Front Window matched tint
Re-bagged as a Sienna
Extensive first aid/blowout kit

Expedition Gear:
Roof Rack 80/20 crossbar modification
Mt. Shasta Summit RTT from CVT
Gobi ladder
ISI Bike Carrier

Recovery Gear:
Superwinch 8500
30’ 30,000lb tow strap
8ft 30,000lb tree strap
4ea 4.5ton Bow shackles
Winch aprons
100 piece tool kit
Toyota Tool kit
ARB tire repair kit
VIAIR 300P air compressor
Stanley hammer/crowbar tool
NATO trench shovel
ColdFire Extinguisher
+various camping/survival gear



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Finally someone reusing a Chinook shell on a newer truck! I'm considering getting a tundra and using a Spacekap or MAranda shell to make my own chinook.

I'll go check out your build right now. Work can wait...

Bluegrass Taco


The forever build. I bought my 1st 4wd 44 years ago. On #18 now. This 2011 Tacoma TRD OR was bought 4 years ago. With in days I found out I had cancer. Got treated. Found more cancer. Had surgery. Got over that. Found out I have Parkinsons.

So. The truck build took a back seat.

Finally getting on with it. Bilstien/OME/Deaver lift. Yukon gears. TruTrac in front. Warn VR12S winch. US RACING wheels. Cooper STT PRO 285/75r16s. Full Pelfreybilt bumpers and skids. (Aluminum where possible) ARE X series cap. Baja Design lights. Viair on board air.

Yet to happen; Snorkle. Roof rack (s)

Due to health battle, probably the last build...I'll get back with you on that. (2010 FJ Cruiser in the driveway just in case)